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Lemont High School releases information concerning IHSA Class 6A Football Quarterfinal


IHSA Football Playoff Information
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Lemont will hit the road again in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 IHSA Class 6A Football Playoffs. The third-seeded Indians (10-1) will travel to top-seeded Oak Forest (10-1) for a 7 p.m. game on Saturday, November 10. The winner will square off in the Class 6A semifinals against the winner of Crete-Monee/Ottawa. Due to broadcast rights restrictions, the location online where fans can watch the game has changed.

The IHSA and PlayOn Sports hold the broadcast rights for the Lemont-Oak Forest game on November 10, which will prevent the regular streaming broadcast through High School Cube. However, the game still will be available to view online. Simply click the "Watch the Game!" link at the top of the page to watch the game live.

There will be no ticket presale at Lemont High School for the IHSA Quarterfinal contest. However, fans are encouraged to arrive at the game early; the gates open at 6 p.m. Lemont fans also are encouraged to wear white to support the Indians as they make their sixth straight IHSA Quarterfinals appearance.

Oak Forest High School is located at 15201 S. Central Avenue in Oak Forest. Fans attending the game should follow 143rd Street east to Central Avenue, then turn right (south) on Central Avenue. Parking for the game is located on the northeast portion of Oak Forest's campus, so fans can choose one of two methods to park: turn left (east) on 151st Street and turn right into the Oak Forest parking lot; or turn left (east) on 155th Street and follow to Long Avenue, where they can turn left (north) and follow to campus. The football field runs parallel Long Avenue.

Head coach Eric Michaelsen's squad handed the Bengals their only loss this season in Week 5 - a 17-14 decision at Oak Forest. Lemont has beaten Oak Forest on the road in the playoffs twice in the last five years - in the semifinal round in 2007 (27-20) to earn its first-ever state finals berth, and again in the second round in 2011 (35-14). Lemont, Oak Forest and T.F. South finished in a three-way tie for the 2012 South Suburban Conference-Blue Division title.

For more information, contact Lemont High School’s athletic department at (630) 243-3207.
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